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Nicolaus Olahus
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Oláh Miklós, Nicolae Valahul, Mikuláš Oláh

Date of Birth: 10 January 1493

Place of Birth: Cibinium (Hermannstadt, Nagyszeben, Sibiu)

Date of Death: 15 January 1568

Place of Death: Tyrnaviae (Tyrnau, Nagyszombat, Trnava)


Although there has long been uncertainty about Nicolaus Olahus’s mother tongue, recent research suggests that he was either bi- or trilingual. While most of his works were written in Latin, Hungarian and German epistu…

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Szilágyi , Emoke Rita , “Nicolaus Olahus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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